For a country cottage holiday in the Somerset countryside, the lovely village of Tintinhull could be ideal. The village of Tintinhull is a great base for exploring this picturesque part of the West Country..
Information on Cottage Holidays in Tintinhull
Home to over 1,000 people, Tintinhull has plenty for visitors to see and do, plus there’s lots more to experience a short drive away.
Best Places to Visit on a Self-Catering Holiday in Tintinhull
• Tintinhull is perhaps best known for its gardens, which are visited by some 25,000 people a year. The gardens, which have been landscaped in an arts-and-crafts style, were developed in the early 20th century and are separated into different areas by a series of walls and hedges. Some of the many tranquil features you’ll find in the gardens include an orchard, small pools, a woodland walk, a bird feeding area and working kitchen gardens, where a range of produce is grown.The farmhouse in the centre of the gardens dates back to the 17th century.
• Aside from the hidden gem that is Tintinhull Gardens, Tintinhull has everything you’d expect from a village nestled in the countryside. The Crown & Victoria Inn is a top-quality pub serving a delicious array of food and has been in the Michelin Eating Out in Pubs Guide for the past two years. Elsewhere in the village you’ll find St Margaret’s Church, a Grade I listed building that was constructed in the 13th century, with plenty of shops and restaurants to be found in some of the larger settlements nearby.
• Yeovil, is just 12 minutes drive from Tintinhull, and is a bustling market town with loads of places to eat, drink and shop.
• Another fascinating nearby town is Glastonbury which is just 16 miles from Tintinhull and with its mystical feel and inspiring Tor has plenty to offer visitors.
So if you want to stay somewhere that’s laid-back, tranquil and relaxing for your country cottage holiday in Somerset, Tintinhull is a great place to consider.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Tintinhull, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Somerset.